Sheila Pratschke: the incoming chairwoman of the Arts Council told the Oireachtas Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht she wanted to ensure such an incident would not happen again. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Arts Council is reviewing its conflict-of-interest procedures after the mother of one of its departmental heads was awarded a €16,500 grant fro(...)

Incoming head of the Arts Council is to be questioned over a grant awarded to the mother of the head of traditional arts at the organisation. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The incoming chairman of the Arts Council is to be questioned today on an internal review being carried out by the organisation after the mothe(...)

The Arts Council has launched a review into the awarding of a €16,500 grant for a ‘multimedia digital archive collaboration’. Photograph: David Sleator

The Arts Council has launched an internal review after the mother of one of its departmental heads was awarded a €16,500 grant from the same depart(...)